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. at the airport, 39. take off about five or 10 degrees because of the wind. we have a wind gust of 21 miles per hour. a mixture of sun and clouds. it will be dry. it will be chilly with a high temperature of only 51. there could be some rain or snow showers in the mountains. we will come back and check the forecast going into the weekend. >> good morning. a nice friday morning. 58 miles per hour on the north side. no problems towards the west side. a smooth ride on the 83's this morning. 53 miles per hour south of 795. everything looking good on 795. this is the harrisburg expressway around 52 miles per hour. further south on 95 through howard county. billick tap of the brakes at
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32, 45 miles per hour -- a little tap of the brakes at 32. no fog to report this morning. 50 from the eastern shore, a nice start at the bay bridge. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. good morning. >> on this veterans day, the president and first lady will honor those who served by laying a wreath at arlington cemetery. >> kate amara has more. >> good morning. there are 240,000 unemployed veterans from the wars in iraq and afghanistan. on the eve of veterans day, a temporary truce on capitol. senate democrats and republicans approved a measure
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to help veterans find jobs. >> it will give a needed boost to our unemployed heroes and will improve veterans' transition from military to civilian life. >> it helps returning veterans and the businesses that hire them. >> legislation would extend tax credits. it would beef up job training programs for those about to leave the military. >> the unemployment rates continues to remain above average. it is unacceptably high and is getting worse. it is a national disgrace. cast the onlymint objection. this is the first piece of president obama $447 billion jobs bill to survive the senate. the president said no veteran should have to fight for a job
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when they come home. the house is expected to pass this bill next week. in washington, i am kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> police are investigating the 12-year-old of aa girl. jennifer franciotti has more. >> the 12-year-old says the incident happened at the end of the school day on october 4 inside a classroom. she spoke and said the girl went to get your books and their a box cutter threatened her life if she did not have sex with the boy. there was one of the student in the classroom to at the time who she begged to get help but help never came. [no audio]
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we're having technical difficulties. police are investigating this incident. school officials are not talking. the girl's mother has been told that the boy has not been removed from the classroom. this happened in harlem park middle school. this investigation is still ongoing. she has sought an attorney. will love more coming up at 5:30. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. now to the latest at penn state university. there have been multiple threats against the receivers' coach, mike mcqueary. told joetedly
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paterno about jerry sandusky. a lawyer says he is wary they could become scapegoats over people angry about the firing of joe paterno. joe paterno and the president were fired. confidence was loss in their ability to lead. >> every pennsylvanian who was any knowledge of this case, who has read the grand jury report feels a sense of regret and a sarraute to see careers anend. but when it comes to the safety
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of children, there can be no margin for error. >> and eastern shore cardiologists will spend the next eight years in prison for implanting a necessary part unnecessary heart stents. prosecutors said he ordered needless tests as part of a scheme to defraud medicaid and medicare and private insurers. the maryland man suspected in the disappearance of robyn gardner has lost his attorney. michael lopez confirmed he is no longer representing gary giordano. he has tried to get him released from the country. that appeal was denied last month. giordano has not yet been
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charged with killing gardner. he claims she never returned from my snorkeling trip. >> it is when the outside. among that lies about her baby girl's abduction. >> how long a soldier convicted of murdering afghan civilians will spend behind bars. >> more on the weather and>>
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>> welcome back. 5:09. breezy and chilly on this friday morning. take a winter jacket. north and west of town, temperatures in the mid 30's. there is no fog or rain or snow. 35 in taneytown. the forecast for today, a
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mixture of sun and clouds. high temperature only 51. it will feel cooler because of the wind. we will come back and check the forecast for the rest of the weekend. >> and alabama mother faces charges for allegedly lying about the abduction of her baby. she said a state social worker took the baby from the home. police arrested the mother after learning she dropped the baby off with a relative. the child is now in custody of protective services. the army staff sgt was sentenced to life imprisonment will be eligible for parole in 10 years. he also planted weapons to make a look like the unarmed clark or taliban fighters appeared he is the highest ranking charges as part of the incident. >> wedding chapels will likely be busy today.
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11-11-11. these days are seen as good luck and the second most popular day to get married in las vegas. they are anticipating the thousands of couples getting married today. the most popular day to get married is usually new year's. >> 39 degrees on tv hill. what is your favorite childhood toy? >> black friday it gets replaced with a black november. it is and all that is cracked up to date. >> we're checking the area roads. we will let you know if there are any problems spots out p
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. happy friday. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we have some of fire activity on eastbound 70 at marysville road. use extra caution. no sign of a delay. looking good on the west side. speeds around 55 miles per hour. the north side at providence at 50 miles per hour. 66 on southbound 83 coming down from padonia road. the j.f.x. in great shape. if you travel across the tydings memorial bridge, we're looking good. problem free at the moment. this is traffic in the area of 50 at maryland 8. the bay bridge checking nap ok
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from the eastern shore to the other side. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. could morning to you. -- good morning to you. we'll go to tony instead. >> things are a breezy and chilly this morning. no fog this morning. a wind at 12 gusting to 21. take off about five or six degrees on these temperatures. 37 in westminster. 36 in parkton. upstream, we have temperatures on the cold side. 20's and 30's across the great lakes. we will not see any snow around here. the clouds will move in. we will have a mixture of sun and clouds. it will feel even cooler. the mix of sun and clouds.
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breezy and cool conditions. take off five or six degrees even this afternoon, it will feel like it is in the 30's. tonight, the wind will diminish and the skies will clear. temperatures will drop. we will wind up in the upper 20's in some of the colder northwest suburbs. sunset this evening at 4:55. tomorrow, the weather should be fine. sunshine for the rest of the day. high pressure in control on the east coast. the wind will turn back to the south after it moves off the coast. this is a quick shot of cold air and then will jump back into the 60's on sunday. 51 today. saturday we keep the sunshine, 58. 63 on sunday. mid 60's on monday next week.
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mild but a chance for showers on tuesday. back into the 50's by the middle of next week. >> thank you. mr. potato head and barbie have some new neighbors at the national toy of fame. other nominees include the post- ck.nogo sti that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what childhood favorite of yours would you like to see in the national toy hall of fame? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> motorola revives the razer
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brand with a new phone. it is razor-thin. it has no removable battery. you could use verizon's 4-g network. i would break that in two seconds. how about some juice with your coffee? starbucks will send evolution products to other retailers as well. black friday it turns into a black month. and say you cannot confined the benefits of internet shopping anymore. chris clackum has details.
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>> the day after thanksgiving's black friday is consider the kickoff of the holiday shopping season. research suggests more and more shoppers on black friday and beyond are opting out and often shopping online. the pace of retail has changed because of be-commerce and the internet. 44% of consumers expecting to shop on black friday, down from 47% last year. a survey found only 24% planning to shop that day. some online retailers have launched sales on the the banner of black november. they are not waiting for black fright or even cyber monday. >> these are relatively antiquated shopping mo ments.
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>> many retailers are catering to both, planning big discounts on the big day. some stores are latching on to the idea of the always-open internet. >> we're seeing retailers open their stores thanksgiving night at midnight some people don't have to go to sleep and wake up early. >> conceding on-line shopping is on the rise, this black frock it will be as busy as ever, it is projected. chris clackum, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a government housing agency is at risk of needing a tax payer bailout. jane king has the bloomberg business report. tgif, jane. >> happy friday to you. that impacts about 160 service
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members. a big settlement between a unit of bank of america and the department of justice. the home loan servicing will give each service member a minimum of $116,000 to make up for the bank's alleged violation of the service members civil relief act. the justice department calls it the largest settlement ever reached by that department. there is concern that the federal housing administration could run out of money if the economy does not get back up. the agency faces around $50 billion in losses over the coming years. they could seek a taxpayer bailout. it features are a little bit higher. we were helped up by a report showing fewer americans filing for jobless claims.
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a survey says one in five employers plan to hire veterans. they do need the help. they have higher than average unemployment over civilians. they don't always market their military experience. happy veterans day. that is business. i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. apparently beef prices are rising. >> you can buy a lot of stuff at walmart but do not get meat there. walmart is starting to stock up on choice cuts of beef. their hiking prices. -- they are hiking prices. and detective harry potter magic. >> thank you, jane. we will see you at 6:15 for your next report.
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>> morgan state university doing better than ever. >> a teenage mayor in iowa. he was not even running.
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>> the number of students attending morgan state university is on the rise. more of them are showing up with higher sat scores. administrators credit the number of graduate programs. the president said there's more to the story. >> we saw an increase in the sat scores. we have high performing students all over the state and the country.
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>> dr. wilson says he has noticed more students are coming to school and staying longer and getting their degrees. >> a teenager is now a mayor in one town of iowa. he won a campaign that he did not start. >> there is a group people that had an ad put in our local paper to write me in a november 8 . i didn't think much of it. >> he won. get three times the vote of the incumbent -- he got three times the vote of the incumbent. >> give him a chance. you never know. >> 39 degrees on tv hill. the united states naval academy under fire. they wasted about $3.5 million
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on the production project. >> police are investigating the alleged rape of a 12-year-old girl on school property. >> a new proposed tax by stephanie rawlings-blake. >> breezy and called this morning but no fog -- breezy and cold. >> 5 is pretty light this morning. it is veterans day. ons
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morning. >> the temperature or something like that and you would say it it is not bad. take off five or six degrees because of the wind. 39 at the airport. it west wind at 12 gusting to 21. it feels like it is 31 or 32. a mixture of sun and clouds. high temperature only 51 degrees today. there could be a mix of rain and snow in the mountains. we will warm up again. this will be a quick shot of chilly air. >> a lot of folks will be happy to say goodbye to the fog this morning. that was just a mess yesterday. on 70 at marysville road, we have some fire activity. no delays on the west side. 55 miles per hour past 795. perring parkway, a disabled
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vehicle. we have a smooth ride on 95 out of the northeast. in howard county, 40 miles per hour. we're seeing a bit of a slow spot at 32. this is traffic on the j.f.x. south of old pimlico road. this is a new camera. everything looking good into town. this is the north side at putty hill avenue. moving smoothly so far. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> a girl reports that she was raped by a fellow classmate inside her school. her mother said a boy assaulted her daughter. jennifer franciotti is live with why the boy has not been removed from school. >> the girl's mother agreed to talk with 11 news.
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you'll hear her voice. she said this happened on october 4 at harlem park elementary school. she said it happened when her daughter went back to the classroom to get something. a boy fall for into the classroom and raped her. >> she went to get back to get your coat. >> the girl told her mother a classmate grabbed her arm and put it bockscar up to throat. >> the box cutter was on the teacher's desk. she said if she denied sex with him, he would cut her throw. >> help never came. >> if someone -- my child is supposed to be saved. >> the girl was so scared she did not tell her about the
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incident until two weeks later. police say they are investigating. school officials did not return our calls for comment. the boy has not been removed from school. she has hired a lawyer. >> if he can walk around -- is it ok for this little boy to do this to my child? >> the girl's mother says she was told by the school the boy is not being removed because the investigation is still ongoing. she has contacted the state's attorney's office and has a meeting with them on monday. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the director of the maryland state highway administration's current agency is no longer with the agency. the lapses probing allegations
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received direct fraud and waste hot line about conflicts of interest involving several scenic management employees for certain construction-related contracts. another audit involving u.s. naval department. the cabinet improperly contract for the production of a short motion picture and television commercials and wasted $3.5 million on the contract. it also says the academy accepted gifts without proper authorization and accepted more that $300,000 in corporate sponsorships without review to see if those against came from prohibited sources. the remains that belong to the university of maryland are back home this morning after a woman tried to sell the remains on ebay. these images were released.
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five years later, they're back in the school of medicine to be examined. there were part of a scottish collection the dates back to the early 19th century. looking at the remains, they can tell it was part of their collection. the woman said she got them from a friend who worked in demolition. >> new details as police continue to investigate a deadly shooting. police have identified the victim in wednesday night's shooting. was pronounced dead at the scene. no word on a possible motive. police are hoping for a break in the case now that they have identified the vehicle that was involved in a deadly hit and run back in august. it was a nissan pathfinder that struck and killed the tow truck driver.
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the driver initially stopped at the scene but then continued traveling east. anyone with information should call metro crime stoppers at 1- 866-7-lockup. nearly all the locust point residents are finally reconnect appeared the outage began on monday morning when a gas main was severed. if your service is not back on, you should contact b.g.e. >> is after winning her first full term of mayor, stephanie rawlings-blake wants to increase the bottle tax. she is calling for a three-cent hike and says it will go for funding school construction. >> we were looking for creative ways to put some more resources into school construction.
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take a look at some of our schools around the city and our kids deserve more. antoni said the mayor continues to demonstrate an outright disrespect for baltimore businesses. this is somewhat of an abuse of power. school administrators don't know how much money is needed for construction. the bottle tax generated $4.7 million in its first year. 5:37. 39 degrees on tv hill. emergency room visits. >> the accuracy of electronic medical records. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what childhood favorite of yours would you like to see in the national toy hall of fame?
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>> welcome back. 44 degrees downtown. breezy in chilly but no fog or rain or snow. that is all good. the current temperatures, take off about five or six degrees because of the wind. 37 in york, pennsylvania. 39 at the airport. breezy and chilly conditions as
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we head into the afternoon. it will stay dry with a mix of sun and clouds. we will come back and check the forecast for the rest of the weekend. stay with us. >> almost 15,000 americans went to the e.r. in 2009 after being potentially drugged by someone else. the majority of the incidents involved women. almost one in every four victims were male. a potential drug use have been implicated in robberies and injuries. >> a new investigation finds instances where patients were harmed because of some of the more poorly designed computerized records. a panel called for tracking the health records currently being
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used. any injuries or death caused by technology errors should be noted. off and technology does improve overall patient safety. >> 39 degrees and wendy on tv hill. a great honor for a trip icon in baltimore sports history. keith mills love more on that. -- keith mills will have more on that. >> another check on whethe
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. it is pretty light out there and probably will remain. eastbound 7, we have some fire activity. checking out just fine on the west side -- each about 70.
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looking good on 70 in towards the belt but other than that fire activity. 49 if you travel north or southbound in the glen burnie area at 100. southbound 95 to howard county, 49 miles per hour. moving well down towards the capital beltway at 32. we checked right new camera on the j.f.x. as you approach northern parkway. a smooth ride into town. this is traffic of 97. north and southbound traffic problem free. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now we check in with tony. >> good morning. we're awfully quiet start compared to yesterday. it is breezy and chilly. 39 at the airport. we of a west wind gusting over 20. take off five or six degrees. 36 in parkton.
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38 in jarrettsville. we will make it into the low 50's this afternoon. below average for this time of year. you can see what is upstream. temperatures are below freezing across the great lakes. we turn on the lake effect snow machine. there was no around cleveland and northwest pennsylvania and upstate new york. the first lake effect snow event of the season. some of those clouds will drift into our neighborhood. we will say a mixture of sun and clouds. into western maryland, there is a possibility that there could be some rain or snow showers. none of that will cross over into the baltimore area. we should have a dry day. a mixture of sun and clouds. breezy and chilly. upper 40's and low 50's for the temperatures. tonight, becoming mostly clear. the wind will diminish.
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low 30's in most areas. you may wake up to some frost on saturday morning. high pressure will take control over the east coast. as it moves us the coast, the wind will turn around to the south on sunday. a quick shot of chilly air before we get back into the 60's. 51 today. sunshine tomorrow, 58. 63 on sunday. a few clouds on monday, mid 60's. the next chance for rain until monday night or tuesday. back to the news desk. >> today is veterans day. several veterans went back to mater.igh school, wat alma >> are a focus of a school calendar. says this will
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have a huge impact on the students. >> just for the appreciation. we see them on the streets but we do not know what they what went through and the history and those kinds of things. >> it is really cool. i like hearing about stories before i was born. >> i am interested and it is so awesome to our veterans talk about what they went through. >> that is great to hear young people talk about this. every day we give thanks to america's veterans. share your photos on click on u local. >> very interesting. >> 39 degrees on tv hill. we will check one of your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. hope you have them.
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>> we are having some fun with our water cooler question of the day today. there are some new toys inducted into the national toy hall of fame. question this morning is -- what childhood favorite of yours would you like to see in the national toy hall of fame? it is located in my hometown. >> the slinky. i love the slinky. is an old and a goody. >> silly putty. the spread on a newspaper and got the print. it was magic to me as a kid. >> it is not on the market anymore.
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>> i have not play with it in a couple of years. >> we want to know your favorite toy from childhood that should go in the national hall of fame. send us your answers. >> the etch-a-sketch. i have one in my car. a great honor. sportscaster at wbal for 30 years before retiring. stan and myself were down in glen burnie as vince went into the hall of fame with sam cassell. >> in the baltimore area, you'll need say the v, and people know who you're talking about.
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>> i used to rush from justice in with this man said about me -- i used to rush home just to see what this man said about me. he meant when he said. >> in college, i was the backup substitute runner to the pitcher. >> i had no idea. then my children started showing upper. thank you for everything. it has been a pleasure. >> it has been our pleasure. vincent. he was the voice of the colts along with chuck thompson. the ravens leaves for seattle later today. the ravens are determined to take your business out west. >> we are much better team than
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we were against tennessee and jacksonville. we learn from our mistakes. we cannot have games like that again. we cannot have stuff like that get away from us. should be all right. >> game time at 4:05. >> it was great last night to bring vanince. the whole family was there. the daughter -- >> tracy. >> what brought to mind was that sam cassell was high schools when a for started back in the 1970 boss and now they are all famers. -- back in the 1970's and now they are hall of
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famers. >> the days are numbered for occupy oakland. the mayor issued an eviction notice. >> a plant to make over the owings mills mall is announced. >> rick perry pokes fun at himself on "david letterman." >> i remember vince was dealing sportscaster never to use scrippts. breezy and cold. >> a class act. so far so good out there.
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>> police are investigating the alleged rape of a girl on school property. details are next. >> america honors those who serve, lawmakers moved to help veterans find work. the vote was highly unusual. >> more fallout from that penn state scandal. which coach is getting death threats? >> whether be nothing but blue skies all weekend long -- will there be nothing but blue skies? [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. at the veterans day. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. -- happy veterans day.


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